JSPS Prize

14th (FY2017) JSPS PRIZE Awardees

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(Biological Sciences; Agricultural Sciences; Medical, Dental, Pharmaceutical Sciences)

photo_KAJIMURA Associate Professor, San Francisco UCSF Diabetes Center, University of California
"Identification of Genes and Signaling Pathways Needed for Development and Differentiation of Brown Adipose Cells"

KUHARA Atsushi
photo_KUHARA Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Konan University
"Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms Underlying Temperature Response in Nematoda"

KODERA Noriyuki
photo_KODERA Associate Professor, Bio-AFM Frontier Research Center, Institute of Science & Engineering, Kanazawa University
"Direct High Resolution Video Imaging of Walking Motion of Myosin Molecules"

photo_KOMATSU Professor, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University
"Elucidation of the Role of Aberrant Selective Autophagy in Pathogenic Mechanisms of Digestive Diseases"

KOYANAGI Mitsumasa
photo_KOYANAGI Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University
"Studies on Diversity and Evolution of Molecular Mechanisms of Photoreception throughout the Animal Kingdom"

SATO Toshiro
photo_SATO Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Keio University
"Development of Organoid Culture System for Elucidation of Human Diseases"

photo_SHIMURA Assistant Professor, Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University
"Roles of RNA Silencing in Symptom Development Induced by Plant Virus Infection and Identification of Antivirus Compounds That Inhibit Viral Suppression of RNA Silencing"

photo_YAMAGISHI PRESTO Researcher (Exclusive Appointment) for Research Area "Single Cell Analysis, Japan Science and Technology Agency
"Single Molecule Imaging Approach to Mechanisms Underlying Brain Functions"